A Library Director earns an average salary of $57,608 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Administration, People Management, Operations Management, and Budget Management. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Library Director Total Pay (?
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$32,052 - $97,012
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77K
97K
MEDIAN: $57,608
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Library Director Total Pay (?
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$8.61 - $27.65
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$32,052 - $97,012  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,241  
Total Pay (?
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$25,163 - $94,648  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 473
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$8.61 - $27.65  
   
Overtime
$1.02 - $24.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,241  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,163 - $94,648  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 473
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Job Description for Library Director
  • Promote library services and resources, and ensure library policies and procedures are followed.
  • Oversee library operations including planning, budgeting and staffing.
  • Direct the library services program, and participates in formulating long range goals and objectives.
  • Stay abreast of technology in order to work with databases and information systems to catalogue and access information.
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Experience Affects Library Director Salaries

National Average
$52,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
Entry-Level
up arrow 30%

Skills That Affect Library Director Salaries

Administration
up arrow 23%
People Management
up arrow 21%
National Average
$52,000
Cataloging
up arrow 12%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
77%
female alumni
 
Male
23%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
31%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 18%
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